• Steve Benne
    Bass Instructor

    B.A. University of Iowa
    M.M. University of Indiana
    Email: sbenne@leeuniversity.edu

    Steve Benne is principal double bassist with the Knoxville Symphony, as well as the Bass Instructor at Lee University. Previously, he was principal double bassist with the New American Chamber Orchestra. Benne has performed at the Grec Festival, the Korsholm Music Festival, the Priory of Chirens Chamber Music Festival, and the Uppsala Festival. In the U.S., Benne has performed with the Florida International Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Grand Teton Music Festival. He was one of the consortium soloists to premier the Harbison Concerto for the Bass Viol with the Knoxville Symphony. Benne’s teachers include Lawrence Hurst, Stuart Sankey, and Eldon Obrecht. He plays a Cremonese bass made in 1683 by Aegidius Barzellini.

Music Events Calendar

3/31
Graduate Recital: Tsai-Wei Li, piano
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Graduate Recital: Tsai-Wei Li, piano

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

3/31
Recital: Candace Lambert, & Clay Fissel, saxophone
Begins at 8:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Recital: Candace Lambert, & Clay Fissel, saxophone

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

4/03
Graduate Recital: Eunah Go, violin
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Graduate Recital: Eunah Go, violin

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

4/04
Brass Choir Concert
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Brass Choir Concert

Address: 340 Church Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311

Lee’s newest instrumental ensemble, Brass Choir, will present its spring concert under the direction of Nathan Warner.

4/05
Graduate Recital: Yong-En Huang, violin
Begins at 6:00 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Graduate Recital: Yong-En Huang, violin

Squires Recital Hall is located on the first floor in the South End of the Humanities Building on Lee University's beautiful campus.

This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the...

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